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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
248 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS FOR SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...

.A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL AND
SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THE ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
AND COVERS AN AREA ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MORRIS TO OLIVIA
TO NEW ULM TO FAIRMONT. SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE ALSO EXPECTED. THE
STRONG WINDS ARE IN ADVANCE OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING INTO
THE PLAINS.

MNZ047-054>056-064-065-073-074-082-091-240000-
/O.CON.KMPX.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-140424T0000Z/
STEVENS-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-
REDWOOD-BROWN-WATONWAN-MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...
ST. JAMES...FAIRMONT
248 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST AT 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS...SUCH AS TRASH CANS
  AND LAWN FURNITURE MAY BE BLOWN AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$






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